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positions (1993) 1 (3): 553–580.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Paik Nak-chung 553 Document The Idea of a Korean National literature Then and Now Paik Nak-chung Paik Nak-chung is one of South Korea’s best-known opposition intellectuals. His...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 921–945.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Brian Tsui This article examines the politics of time and space in Nationalist China in connection with the regime's compromised anti-imperialism. It demonstrates that the Guomindang's nation-building project, which failed to confront capitalist social relations and the imperialist powers...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2015
... by contributors to the volume. The first entails questions over the changing narratives of nationalism and history in Sino-Japanese-US relations, and as taught to and contested by Chinese overseas students. The second revolves around the use and display of visual images in pedagogical, digital, and scholarly...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 813–837.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Christina Yi This article examines the intersection of kokugo (national language) ideology and the kōminka (imperialization) movement in the early 1940s through the juxtaposition of two key texts: the Japanese-language story “Hikari no naka ni” (“Into the Light,” 1939), written by the Korean writer...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 185–192.
Published: 01 February 2018
... wrote “Peintures chinoises à la Bibliothèque Nationale” (“Chi- nese Paintings at the National Library”) in late after visiting an exhibit in Paris, where he was living in exile. It was published in January in Europe: Revue littéraire mensuelle...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 351–387.
Published: 01 August 2018
... whose principle was the rational maximization of China’s “national capital.” It argues that the demographization of China’s population produced it as an economic factor, a biomass of “living capital,” which could be related to the problem of a national economy by means of an energistically conceived...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 389–420.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Adina Zemanek This article explores a recent stage of the national project in Taiwan as reflected in comic books. It compares historical comics and graphic memoirs as lieux de mémoire (according to Pierre Nora) and as stories that define Taiwan, situated between the historical apparatus...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 575–602.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Katri Kauhanen The Korean National Council of Women, a women’s organization established in 1959, has received criticism in Korean literature for its collaboration with the authoritarian regimes that ruled South Korea for decades. This article, however, argues for a different kind of interpretation...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 423–450.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Yanshuo Zhang Abstract This article probes a long‐overlooked concept in modern China—ethnic indigeneity—to propose new ways of looking at the relationship between the Chinese nation and its multiethnic minority groups. The Western scholarly community has long held that because the Chinese state...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 365–397.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Christopher Hill 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Mori Ogai’s¯ Resentful Narrator: Trauma and the National Subject in “The Dancing Girl” Christopher Hill The career of Mori Ogai,¯ in its most common interpretation, appears to be a symbol...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 633–662.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Margaret Hillenbrand Duke University Press 2006 The National Allegory Revisited: Writing Private and Public in Contemporary Taiwan Margaret Hillenbrand The idea for this article began some time ago when I gave a presentation on questions...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 465–497.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Tomiko Yoda 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Literary History against the National Frame, or Gender and the Emergence of Heian Kana Writing Tomiko Yoda A number of narrative tales and diaries written during the mid-Heian period are counted among...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Christopher Lupke Guest Editor’s Introduction Fractured Identities and Refracted Images: The Neither/Nor of National Imagination in Contemporary Taiwan The insoluble ambivalences in Taiwan, which resonate outward from lay- ered political impasses...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 643–653.
Published: 01 August 2009
... infrastructure to nurture Aborigine talent in Taiwan's film industry, however vulnerable the industry may be. Duke University Press 2009 In the Realm of the Indigenous: Local, National, and Global Articulations in Fishing Luck Anita Wen-Shin Chang When I first saw Fishing Luck...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 161–186.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Dai Jinhua 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Translated by Jonathan Noble Behind Global Spectacle and National Image Making Dai Jinhua The Tide of Nationalism In the spring and summer of 1996, the “popular political” best-seller China...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 219–243.
Published: 01 February 2001
...James L. Hevia 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 World Heritage, National Culture, and the Restoration of Chengde James L. Hevia On 4 July 1995 China Daily, the English-language newspaper of the gov- ernment of the People’s Republicof China (PRC...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 585–609.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Nina Cornyetz 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Amorphous Identities, Disavowed History: Shimada Masahiko and National Subjectivity Nina Cornyetz “I am my own, independent (hitori no) Tower of Babel,” proclaims Akuma Kazuhito, the protagonist...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 621–635.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Hyun Sook Kim 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Commentary Korea’s “Vietnam Question”: War Atrocities, National Identity, and Reconciliation in Asia Hyun Sook Kim The “Vietnam Question” A new space for examining the Korean national identity and culture...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 55–82.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Lisa Claypool This paper explores the uneasy position of painting in an early twentieth-century Shanghai publication, the National Essence Journal ( Guocui xuebao , 1905–11), published by the prominent and influential Society for Preservation of National Learning (Guoxue baocunhui). The publication...
Published: 01 February 2022
Figure 2 Panel labeled “Gyŏryŭi Shiryŏn” (“National Crisis by Japanese Imperialism”) in the second exhibition hall of the Independence Hall of Korea. More